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Fountain on Locust

3037 Locust, Saint Louis, MO 63103 (Grand Center / Midtown)
314-535-7800
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Ranked #9 of 2,537 Restaurants in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
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Cuisines: American, Diner, Dessert, Bar, Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Grand Center / Midtown
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Grand Center / Midtown
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English first
Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This restaurant has the best art deco vibe! It is a bit small but very intimate. I absolutely love their pesto chicken and root beer float. This is definitely a must go to and I plan on taking all of my out of town guests here when they visit.

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Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

A nice lil spot to grab a bite and some dessert too. The roast beef sandwich was amazing and our daughters pb&j was delish too, even the chips were good. We ordered 3 desserts - the bearclaw, the banana split, and the black cadillac. All good but the bearclaw was the best ;)

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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Five people at our table ordered different menu items. Best ice cream treats ever! There was a very short wait to be seated. I have eaten other menu items on a previous trip. The menu offers interesting and delicious items.

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Union, Missouri, USA
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

I think we've been here probably six times now. It's been awhile since I reviewed, just wanted to give them props again and let them know how fantastic their dessert menu is. From the adult frozen drinks, to the sundaes, to the cream puffs, everything is aweeeesome.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We actually went here with the whole family, which is something we generally don't do, since we like to be respectful of others trying to enjoy a nice dinner. But the waiter was very kind and made us feel welcome despite having three young children. They actually had a few "kids" options off menu, so be sure to ask for... More

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marlastl, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thanks for bringing the whole family in for dinner and posting about your experience. We hope you all come back again soon! More

PA
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Walking into the art deco themed interior takes you back to the early 1900s with rich dark woods, a bar with counter stools, and colorful wall murals that fit the era. It immediately sets the tone for a relaxed meal and makes you wonder what is in store. Our party of three includes two, gluten-free diners, so our daughter picks... More

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marlastl, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post about your family's visit! We are so happy to read that you were pleased with your entire meal. We do hope you'll come back again the next time you visit :) More

Swedesboro, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great spot for a snack and of course ice cream, but the food menu is quite limited and has very little choices for picky eaters or children. Decor is wonderful...makes you feel you are in the 40's again.

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marlastl, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us while you were in the area! We do hope you'll come back again the next time you're in town :) More

St. Louis
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A group of 11 had lunch reservations. The service was attentive, fast, and friendly. A variety of salads, sandwiches, and soups were ordered. Those who ordered mushroom soup raved about it. My 'Stutz' salad was very fresh and tasty. All in our group ordered ice-cream- lemon sherbet, the world's smallest sundae, mounds flavored, etc. Everyone was pleased- they make their... More

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marlastl, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

We are so pleased your group chose our restaurant and thank you for taking the time to post about your visit. We do hope you will all choose to visit us again soon! More

Iowa City, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Not too far off the beaten path, but you'd never just wander there on your own-- this place is worth locating on your GPS, especially if you want prompt service in a casual but fabulous atmosphere. The food menu is somewhat limited though perfectly adequate with a features like Polish pickle soup (if you like pickles and a taste of... More

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marlastl, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

We're so pleased you visited while you were in the area and loved our soda-fountain atmosphere and menu! Please come back and see us again the next time you're in STL :) More

Long Valley, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The Fountain's specialty is ice cream, both as a dessert and as a drink. We chose the latter and got ice cream martinis; I had the Toblerone and he got the Thin Mint. They were delicious! Entrées are mostly sandwiches, but they're very well prepared. We got the Roast Beef melt and the Royal Grille with the vegetarian soup. All... More

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marlastl, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us while you were in town and taking the time to post about it! We hope you'll come back again the next time you're in the area for more ice cream martinis and "Soap Hospital" ;) More

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